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Heights Bike Trail - White Oak Bayou Trestle

Photos 

After conversion

Photo taken by Patrick Feller

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

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BH Photo #283465

Map 

Description 

Railroad Trestle repurposed to Heights Bike Trail bridge

Facts 

Overview
Timber stringer bridge over White Oak Bayou on Heights Bike Trail
Location
Houston, Harris County, Texas
Status
Open to pedestrians and bicycles only
Railroads
- Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad (MKT)
- Rail-to-trail
Design
True timber trestle
Also called
MKT - White Oak Bayou Trestle
Approximate latitude, longitude
+29.77882, -95.38936   (decimal degrees)
29°46'44" N, 95°23'22" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
15/269008/3296670 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Houston Heights
Inventory number
BH 60947 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • May 12, 2014: Updated by Luke Harden: Added categories "Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad", "Railroad"
  • May 12, 2014: Updated by Patrick Feller: Added category "MKT RR"

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